Adams Papers

To John Adams from Benjamin Franklin, 9 February 1790

Philadelphia Feby 9th: 1790


At the Request of the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery, I have the Honour of presenting to your Excellency the enclosed Petition, which I beg leave to recommend to your favourable Notice. Some further Particulars respecting it, requested by the Society, will appear in their Letter to me, of which I enclose a Copy, and have the Honor to be, Sir, / Your Excellency’s / most obedient / & most humble Servant

B Franklin

Presidt of the Society.

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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